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Poets House Presents: Gabrielle Civil
Jul 29, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Feminist performance artist and poet Gabrielle Civil performs remixed sequences from her forthcoming book of performance writing ( ghost gestures ) (Gold Line Press, Fall 2020), from Detroit, Michigan.
Gabrielle Civil is a black feminist performance artist, poet, and writer, originally from Detroit MI. She has premiered fifty performance art works around the world. Her poems have recently appeared in Water Stone Review, Poem-a-Day from the Academy of American Poets and Bone Bouquet. Her performance memoirs include Swallow the Fish (2017) and Experiments in Joy (2019) from the Accomplices, and the forthcoming (ghost gestures) performance writing (2020) from Gold Line Press. A 2019 Rema Hort Mann LA Emerging Artist, she teaches creative writing and critical studies at the California Institute of the Arts. The aim of her work is to open up space.